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U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, gives his opening remarks during the 2022 Warfighter Development Summit at Warner Hall on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., April 27. The purpose of the Warfighter Development Summit is to gather feedback through shared experiences, collect data, and to develop a deep understanding of the issues affecting Marines in relation to these topics. The Warfighter Development Summit focuses on the Marines and their families. - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, gives his opening remarks during the 2022 Warfighter Development Summit at Warner Hall on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., April 27. The purpose of the Warfighter Development Summit is to gather feedback through shared experiences, collect data, and to develop a deep understanding of the issues affecting Marines in relation to these topics. The Warfighter Development Summit focuses on the Marines and their families.

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Brandon Mote, crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron-772, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, leads Dutch Marines with Marine Squadron Carib, Netherlands Marine Corps, to a CH-53E Super Stallion for aerial transport in support of exercise Caribbean Urban Warrior on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 28, 2022. The exercise is a bilateral training evolution designed to increase interoperability between U.S. and partner forces. - U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Brandon Mote, crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron-772, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, leads Dutch Marines with Marine Squadron Carib, Netherlands Marine Corps, to a CH-53E Super Stallion for aerial transport in support of exercise Caribbean Urban Warrior on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 28, 2022. The exercise is a bilateral training evolution designed to increase interoperability between U.S. and partner forces.

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Mikelot A. Edouard, battalion mess chief with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, gives a brief prior to teaching foraging techniques during Spartan Fury 22.1 at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 7, 2022. Individual Batteries procured local food and experimented with field cooking methods using lightweight, expeditionary equipment that is sustainable for long durations in austere environments. Spartan Fury is a Battalion level training exercise designed to refine long-range communications through naval asset integration, mission processing from battalion to firing sections, and 21st Century Foraging. - U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Mikelot A. Edouard, battalion mess chief with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, gives a brief prior to teaching foraging techniques during Spartan Fury 22.1 at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 7, 2022. Individual Batteries procured local food and experimented with field cooking methods using lightweight, expeditionary equipment that is sustainable for long durations in austere environments. Spartan Fury is a Battalion level training exercise designed to refine long-range communications through naval asset integration, mission processing from battalion to firing sections, and 21st Century Foraging.

U.S. Marine Corps Capt. David Noble, company commander, Communications Company, 3d Marines, 3d Marine Division, gives remarks during an activation ceremony on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Feb. 24, 2022. The Communications Company will serve as a critical enabler to the future 3d Marine Littoral Regiment, capable of integrating with the Joint Force, and will provide command and control capabilities to Marines distributed across wide areas of the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melanye Martinez) - U.S. Marine Corps Capt. David Noble, company commander, Communications Company, 3d Marines, 3d Marine Division, gives remarks during an activation ceremony on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Feb. 24, 2022. The Communications Company will serve as a critical enabler to the future 3d Marine Littoral Regiment, capable of integrating with the Joint Force, and will provide command and control capabilities to Marines distributed across wide areas of the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melanye Martinez)

Cpl. Jacob Wright, a scout sniper, with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit captures imagery of key road terrain during a two-day route reconnaissance mission at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 12, 2022. Scout snipers play an integral part in the Stand in Force Concept operating as the eyes and ears of the ground force commander, allowing for a more efficient decision making process. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premiere crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region. - Cpl. Jacob Wright, a scout sniper, with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit captures imagery of key road terrain during a two-day route reconnaissance mission at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 12, 2022. Scout snipers play an integral part in the Stand in Force Concept operating as the eyes and ears of the ground force commander, allowing for a more efficient decision making process. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premiere crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region.

Participants exit an MV-22B Osprey to enter the simulated training village during Information Warfighter Exercise on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Sep. 20, 2021. During week two, participants go through training lanes and interact with role players in order to test their skill levels in different tactical situations. IWX is a semi-annual multinational exercise designed to educate and train military service members with real-world scenarios to accomplish operations in the information environment. - Participants exit an MV-22B Osprey to enter the simulated training village during Information Warfighter Exercise on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Sep. 20, 2021. During week two, participants go through training lanes and interact with role players in order to test their skill levels in different tactical situations. IWX is a semi-annual multinational exercise designed to educate and train military service members with real-world scenarios to accomplish operations in the information environment.

U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Bruce Jones, the substance abuse coordinating officer with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, plans a strategy during a littoral war game on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, July 29, 2021. Jones is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana. Using predictive analytical tools, critical decision making, and feasibility of support, students attending the Advanced Course at the SNCOA used a littoral war game to combine their diverse backgrounds and simulate various sea-based operations and strategies. - U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Bruce Jones, the substance abuse coordinating officer with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, plans a strategy during a littoral war game on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, July 29, 2021. Jones is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana. Using predictive analytical tools, critical decision making, and feasibility of support, students attending the Advanced Course at the SNCOA used a littoral war game to combine their diverse backgrounds and simulate various sea-based operations and strategies.

U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, fly over a U.S. Navy Submarine during Advanced Naval Basing evolution of Summer Fury 21 at San Clemente, California, July 20, 2021. Advanced Naval Basing offering forward logistics and support, as well as sensor and strike capabilities that make a significant contribution to undersea warfare campaigns in the Indo-Pacific region. Summer Fury is an exercise conducted by 3rd MAW in order to maintain and build capability, strength and trust within its units to generate the readiness and lethality needed to deter and defeat adversaries during combat operations as the U.S. Marine Corps refines tactics and equipment in accordance with Force Design 2030. - U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, fly over a U.S. Navy Submarine during Advanced Naval Basing evolution of Summer Fury 21 at San Clemente, California, July 20, 2021. Advanced Naval Basing offering forward logistics and support, as well as sensor and strike capabilities that make a significant contribution to undersea warfare campaigns in the Indo-Pacific region. Summer Fury is an exercise conducted by 3rd MAW in order to maintain and build capability, strength and trust within its units to generate the readiness and lethality needed to deter and defeat adversaries during combat operations as the U.S. Marine Corps refines tactics and equipment in accordance with Force Design 2030.

An Australian Army soldier sights in on a target with a Blaser Tactical 2 Sniper Rifle during Exercise Southern Jackaroo at Mount Bundey Training Area, June 18, 2021. U.S. Marines, U.S. Navy sailors, Australian Army soldiers and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers conducted a live fire range exercising their combined long-range precision marksmanship capabilities on multiple weapons systems. Defense ties between the United States, allies and partner nations are critical to regional security, cooperation and integration of our combined capabilities. - An Australian Army soldier sights in on a target with a Blaser Tactical 2 Sniper Rifle during Exercise Southern Jackaroo at Mount Bundey Training Area, June 18, 2021. U.S. Marines, U.S. Navy sailors, Australian Army soldiers and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers conducted a live fire range exercising their combined long-range precision marksmanship capabilities on multiple weapons systems. Defense ties between the United States, allies and partner nations are critical to regional security, cooperation and integration of our combined capabilities.

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